Played in Prior Years

These recordings from prior years were on the player around the date of the entry. Unless noted, played in listed sequence. Artist – Title – Label | Next Artist – Title – Label (format if not Compact Disk (CD), stereo unless noted otherwise). More recent items.

25 December 2009
Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice III – Windham Hill | Marty Haugen – Welcome The Child – GIA | The Voices of Jimmy Joyce – This Is Christmas A complete collection of the Alfred S. Burt Carols – TRO Hollis Music | Chanticleer with special guest Dawn Upshaw – Christmas with Chanticleer – Teldec Classics | Various Artists – Music to Your Ears A collection of Holiday Music – Sony

19 December 2009
St. Olaf College Christmas Festival – Dawn of Redeeming Grace – St. Olaf Records | Eric Tingstad Nancy Rumbel – The Gift – Sona Gaia | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice – Windham Hill | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice V – Windham Hill | Miller-Rowe Consort – What Child Is This? – Miller-Rowe | Dordan – The Night Before… A Celtic Christmas – Narada

13 December 2009
Anonymous 4 – Wolcum Yule – Harmonia Mundi | Various Artists – Simple Gifts – Windham Hill | Various Artists – A Windham Hill Christmas – Windham Hill | St. Olaf Choir, Anton Armstrong, Conductor – Yule Full of Gladness – St. Olaf | The Cambridge Singers City of London Simfonia – The John Rutter Christmas Album – Collegium

12 December 2009
The Choir and Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge John Rutter – The Holly and the Ivy – London | Mannheim Steamroller Chip Davis – Christmas in the Aire – American Gramaphone | Selected Artists – Celtic Christmas – Windham Hill | Various Artists – A Winter’s Solstice VI A Windham Hill Sampler – Windham Hill | Philip Aaberg – Christmas – Favored Nation Acoustic

9 December 2009
Yardbirds – Greatest Hits, Volume One(1964-1966) -Rhino | Sarah Brightman – The Andrew Lloyd Webber Collection – Decca | Various – World 2003 – Narada | Dr. Didg – Dust Devils – Shakti

19 November, 2009
Jenny Scheinman – 12 Songs – Cryptogramophone | Liz Wright – Dreaming Wide Awake – Verve Forecast | Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble – Silk Road Journeys: When Strangers Meet – Sony Classical | Santana – Supernatural – Arista

18 November, 2009
The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out – Columbia | Kate and Anna McGarrigle – French Record – Hannibal |George Benson – Best of George Benson: The Instrumentals | – Warner Bros | Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries – Windham Hill | Poco – Pickin’ Up The Pieces – Epic LP

7 October, 2009
The London Symphony Orchestra and The Royal Choral Society – Hooked on Rock Classics – RCA LP (K-tel Intl.) | George Benson – The Best of George Benson: The Instrumentals – Warner Brothers | Various Artists – Mozart Musical Masterpieces – Classic Composers11 October, 2009 Four Tops – Reach Out – Motown LP | Benny Goodman – Pure Gold – RCA LP (Stereo Reprocessing of The Best of Benny Goodman — The original recordings)

3 September, 2009
Janita Baker – Solace – Blue Lion Instrument | Coldplay Viva La Vida – Capitol | Gordon Lightfoot – Complete Greatest Hits – Warner Bros. | Chicago – The Heart of Chicago 1967-1997 – Warner Bros | Thomas Newman – Original Score The Horse Whisperer – Hollywood Records

2 September, 2009
Lorie Line – Open House – Time Line Productions | Robert Van Sice – 3 Marimba Concertos – Concorde

31 August, 2009
Lyle Lovett – Anthology Volume One Cowboy Man – Curb/MCA | Miller-Rowe Consort – Appalachian Sky – Miller-Rowe Music

30 August, 2009
Simon and Garfunkel – Bookends – Columbia LP

28 August, 2009
The Guess Who – The Best of The Guess Who – RCA | The Postal Service – Give Up – Sub Pop | Yo-Yo Ma & Bobby McFerrin – Hush – Sony Masterworks | Air Supply – Greatest Hits – Arista | Denise Djokic – Folk Lore – Endeavour Classics

13 August, 2009
Chet Atkins & Les Paul – Chester and Lester – RCA LP

21 July, 2009
Béla Bartók, Joseph Szigeti, Benny Goodman – Excerpts from Bartók: Mikrokosmos / Bartók: Contrasts for Violin, Clarinet And Piano – Odyssey LP1 July, 2009 The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out – Columbia

1 July, 2009
The Dave Brubeck Quartet – Time Out – Columbia

30 June, 2009 Dr. Didg – Dust Devils – Shakti Records (again special for Matt) | Joni Mitchell – Ladies of the Canyon – Warner Bros LP (for Jeannette) | Thomas Newman – The Horse Whisperer Original Score – Hollywood Records

29 June, 2009
Jefferson Airplane – Crown of Creation – RCA LP | Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon – Capital | Mizuyo Komiya – Color – Pacific Moon | Judith Owen – Lost and Found – Courgette Records | Dr. Didg – Dust Devils – Shakti Records

22 June, 2009
Ultimate Spinach – Ultimate Spinach – MGM LP | The Hellers – Singers, Talkers, Players, Swingers and Doers – Command ABC LP | The Doobie Brothers – Best of the Doobies – Warner Brothers LP | Various – World 2003 – Narada World

18 June, 2009
Benny Goodman – Benny Goodman Treasure Chest – Book-of-the-Month Records

16 June, 2009
Ry Cooder – Into the Purple Valley – Warner Bros LP

4 June, 2009
Joan Baez – From Every Stage – A&M LP | Various – Troubadours of the Folk Era Volume Two – Rhino | James Taylor – New Moon Shine – Columbia

23 May, 2009
Burt Bacharach – Burt Bacharach Plays His Hits – MCA LP | Bent Fabric – Alley Cat – ATCO LP | Ferrante & Teicher – Ferrante & Teicher Play the Carpenters – United Artists LP | Herb Alpert – Rise – A&M LP | Air Supply – Greatest Hits – Arista | The Lovin’ Spoonful – All The Best Of The Lovin’ Spoonful

17 May, 2009
Mark Isham – Castalia – Virgin Cassette Tape | Doobie Brothers – Best of the Doobie Brothers – Warner Bros | The Doors – Strange Days – Elektra LP | Anonymous 4 – American Angels – Harmonia Mundi | Original Broadway Cast: Rex Harrison, Julie Andrews – My Fair Lady – Columbia | Tom Chapin – Mother Earth – Sony Wonder

5 May, 2009
Los Lobos – How Will the Wolf Survive – Warner Bros | Lyle Lovett – Anthology Volume One – Curb MCA | Texas Tornados – Zone of Our Own – Reprise | Yo-Yo Ma – Soul of the Tango – Sony Classical

21 March, 2009
Henry Mancini – Collection – Pair Records LP (RCA) | Various – Compact Jazz Best of Bossa Nova – Verve | Liz Wright – Dreaming Wide Awake – Verve Forecast | Various – Austing Powers Original Sound Track – Hollywood

20 March, 2009
Shadowfax -What Goes Around – Windham Hill | Kirkmount – The Robin – Kirkmount

17 March, 2009
Alisa Jones – Irish Dreams – Cumberland | Phil Coulter – Lake of Shadows – Windham Hill | Enya – Shephard Moons – Reprise | Dougie MacLean – Fiddle – Dunkeld | Eileen Ivers – Crossing the Bridge – Sony Classical

16 March, 2009
Crosby, Stills, Nash – Daylight Again – Atlantic | Itzhak Perlman – Cinema Serenade – Sony Classical | Paul Simon – Graceland – Warner Bros. | Jenny Scheinman – 12 Songs – Cryptogramophone | Will Ackerman – Sound of Wind Driven Rain – Windham Hill | Kate & Anne McGarrigle – French Record – Hannibal

13 March, 2009
Chuck Mangione – Feels So Good – A&M LP | Jethro Tull – Aqualung – Reprise LP | Black Sabbath – Paranoid – Warner Bros LP | The Roland Shaw Orchestra – Themes from the James Bond Thrillers – London Mono LP | Joni Mitchell – The Hissing of Summer Lawns – Asylum LP | Joni Mitchell – Blue – Reprise LP | Liz Story – Unaccountable Effect – Windham Hill LP | Leading Soloists from Japan – Music from the Kabuki Geza Music of Japan – Nonesuch LP
6 March, 2009

Pentangle – The Pentangle – Reprise LP | Morton Subotnick – Silver Apples Of The Moon – Nonsuch LP | Steve Winwood – Back in the High Life Again – Island LP | Traffic – Mr. Fantasy – United Artists LP

27 Feb 2009

Janita Baker – Solace – Baker | Coldplay – Viva La Vida – Capital | John Thulin, Jeff Eckels – Wha’ Duo Ya Know About Standards – Newport Classic| Gloria Cheng – Piano Dance, A Twentieth-Century Portrait – Telarc | Tangerine Dream – Moto Atma – TDP

25 Feb 2009

Al Jarreau – Breakin’ Away – Warner Bros Records LP | Starship – Knee Deep in the Hoopla – Grunt LP | Paul Okenfold – Bunka – Maverick | Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – Swingin’ For The Fences – Silverline | Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band- Big Phat Band XXL – Silverline

20 Feb 2009

Joan Baez – From Every Stage – A&M LP | Jim Croce – Greatest Hits – KTEL International | James Taylor – That’s Why I’m Here – Columbia LP | Gordon Lightfoot – Complete Greatest Hits – Warner Bros/Rhino

4 Feb 2009

Gloria Cheng – Piano Dance, A Twentieth-Century Portrait – Telarc | Itzak Perlman, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/John Williams – Cinema Serenade – Sony Classical | Coldplay – Viva La Vida – Capitol | John Thulin, Jeff Eckels – Wha’ Duo Ya Know About Standards – Newport Classic

28 Dec 2008

Dordan – The Night Before … A Celtic Christmas – Narada Lotus | Various Artists – A Windham Hill Christmas I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Windham Hill | Various Artists – A Windham Hill Christmas II – Windham Hill

25 Dec 2008

Carpenters – Old Fashioned Christmas – A&M LP | Julie Andrews, Vic Damone, Dorothy Kirsten, James McCracken, The Young Americans – Firestone Presents Your Favorite Christmas Music Volume 4 – Firestone | Canadian Brass – Christmas with The Canadian Brass – RCA Red Seal LP

24 Dec 2008

Authur Fiedler Boston Pops – A Christmas Festival – Polydor LP | Percy Faith, Morman Tabernacle Choir, Eileen Farrell, André Kostelanetz, Nelson Eddy, Norman Luboff Choir, Earl Wrightson, The Philadelphia Orchestra (Eugene Ormandy, Conductor), André Previn – The Great Songs of Christmas Album Two – Columbia Special Products LP for Goodyear | Gordon MacRae, Martha Wright, Franco Corelli, Roberta Peters, The Columbus Boychoir (Donald Bryant, Director) – Firestone Presents Your Christmas Favorites Volume 3 – Firestone LP

23 Dec 2008

Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice – Windham Hill | Christi and Holli Banks – Echoes of Christmas – Benson | The St. Olaf Choir – O Yule Full of Gladnes – St. Olaf Records | Philip Aaberg | Christmas | Favored Nations | Anonymous 4 – Wolcum Yule Celtic and British Songs and Carols – Harmonia Mundi

21 Dec 2008
Regina Style 50 Music Box – Original Music Box Favorites Volume Two – Pickwick LP | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice III – Windham Hill | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice II – Windham Hill | Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel – The Gift – Sona Gaia | St. Olaf College Musicians – Dawn of Redeeming Grace Christmas at St. Olaf Vol. VII
20 Dec 2008

Sylvia Woods – 3 Harps for Christmas – Tonmeister LP | Ferrante & Teicher – We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Mistletoe LP | David Lanz/Michael Jones – Solstice – Narada | Canadian Brass – Christmas with The Canadian Brass – RCA Red Seal LP | John Williams & The Boston Pops – We Wish You a Merry Christmas (with Tanglewood Festival Chorus) – Philips LP | John McCutcheon – Winter Solstice – Rounder LP | Carpenters – An Old Fashioned Christmas – A&M LP | The Robert Shaw Chorale – The Many Moods of Christmas – RCA Red Seal LP

19 Dec 2008
Kenny G – Miracles The Holiday Album – Arista | Mannheim Steamroller – A Fresh Aire Christmas by Chip Davis – American Grammophone
17 Dec 2008

Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice V – Windham Hill | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice II – Windham Hill | Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel – The Gift – Sona Gaia | Windham Hill Artists – Christmas II – Windham Hill

16 Dec 2008

Ray Conniff and the Ray Conniff Singers – We Wish You A Merry Christmas – Columbia | Music Boxes from the Collection of Rita Ford – A Music Box Christmas – Columbia | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice III – Windham Hill | Mannheim Steamroller – Christmas – American Grammaphone | Various Artists – Music To Your Ears: A collection of holiday music – Sony Music Special Products | Dordan – The Night Before … A Celtic Christmas – Narada Lotus

15 Dec 2008

Michael Martin Murphey – Cowboy Christmas – Warner Bros | Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarati – Three Tenors Christmas – Sony Classical | Christi and Holli Banks – Echoes of Christmas – Benson Music Group | Chanticleer with Dawn Upshaw – Christmas with Chanticleer featuring special guest Dawn Upshaw – Teldec Classic | Various Artists – Music To Your Ears: A collection of holiday music – Sony Music Special Products

14 Dec 2008

Don Janse and Childrens Chorus – Christmas Drummer Boy (LP) – Grand Prix Records | Kenny Rogers – Christmas (LP) – Liberty |Alfred Deller and the Deller Consort – Hark, Ye Shepherds! (LP) – Vanguard

14 Dec 2008

Jim Brickman – The Gift – Windham Hill | Miller-Rowe Consort – What Child Is This? – Miller-Rowe Music |Windham Hill Artists – Celtic Christmas – Windham Hill | Windham Hill Artists – A Winter’s Solstice II – Windham Hill | The St. Olaf Choir – O Yule Full of Gladnes – St. Olaf Records

13 Dec 2008

Tony Bennett – The Christmas Album Snowfall – Columbia | Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel – The Gift – Sona Gaia | Various Artists – A Windham Hill Christmas I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Windham Hill

2 Dec 2008

Jim Brickman – the Gift – Windham Hill | Windham Hill Artists – Celtic Christmas – Windham Hill | Windham Hill – Simple Gifts – Windham Hill | Christi and Holli Banks – Echoes of Christmas – Benson | Dordan – The Night Before: A Celtic Christmas – Narada Lotus

1 Dec 2008

Bonzo Dog Band et al – The History of the Bonzos – BGO Records | Priscilla Herdman – Star Dreamer: Night Songs and Lullabies – Alacazam! | Crosby Stills & Nash – Daylight Again – Atlantic | Windham Hill Records Sampler ‘81 LP – Windham Hill

30 Nov 2008

Kate and Anna McGarricle – French Record – Hannibal | Danny Elfman – Black Stallion Sound Track – Giant Records | Lizz Wright – Dreaming Wide Awake – Verve Forecast | Paul Simon – Graceland – Warner Bros. | Crosby Stills & Nash – Daylight Again – Atlantic

24 Nov 2008

Anonymous 4 – American Angels – Harmonia Mundi | Pat Metheny – One Quiet Night – Warner Bros

8 Oct 2008

Santana – Milagro – Polygram / Eric Clapton – Timepieces: The Best of Eric Clapton – Polydor / Thomas Newman – The Horse Whisperer; Original Score – Hollywood Records

1 Oct 2008

Janita Baker – Solace – Blue Lion | Kirkmount – The Robin – Kirkmount | Thomas Newman – Erin Brockovich Sound Track – Sony | Alan Menken & Howard Ashman – The Little Mermaid Sound Track – Walt Disney Records

8 July 2008

The Beatles – Past Masters Volume One – Parlophone | The Beatles – Past Masters Volume Two – Parlophone | John Williams – The Terminal Sound Track – Decca | Ottmar Liebert + Luna Negra – La Semana – Spiral Subwave Records

2 May 2008

Danny Elfman – Black Beauty Soundtrack – Giant Records | Tal Bachman – Columbia | Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundries – Windham Hill | Pierre Bensusan – Altiplanos – Favored Nation | Ray Conniff and Billy Butterfield – Just Kiddin Around – Columbia

26 April 2008
Various – Song and Dance CD1 – Sony Special Products | Various – Song and Dance CD2 – Sony Special Products | Various – Song and Dance CD3 – Sony Special Products | Various – World 2003 – Narada World | Danny Elfman – Black Beauty Soundtrack – Giant Records

If you missed some of the next few, perhaps it was because the server transition was lossy.
Start of April

Various – Forrest Gump Sound Track – Epic Soundtrax | Kate Price – The Isle of Dreaming – OmTown | Pierre Bensusan — Altiplanos – Favored Nations

End of March –

James Cotton, Junior Wells, Carey Bell, Billy Branch – Harp Attack – Alligator | Tom Rush – The Very Best of Tom Rush: no regrets Columbia/Legacy | Mizuyo Komiya – Color – Pacific Moon | Meade Lux Lewis, Jimmy Yancey, Pete Johnson and Albert Ammons – Barrelhouse Boogie – Bluebird/RCA/BMG

24 Mar 08

Donovan – Donovan’s Greatest Hits – Epic | Ben Folds Songs for Silverman – Epic

23 Mar 08

Soundsheets from Keyboard Magazine – Isao Tomito:Cranes in Their Nest, Jan Hammer: Airport Swap + Golden Triangle | ELO’s Greatest Hits LP. The Byrds: Younger than Yesterday LP – particularly CTA-102.

22 Mar 08

Tom Chapin – Mother Earth – Sony Wonder | Eileen Ivers – Crossing the Bridge – Sony Classical | Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundries – Windham Hill | Shadowfax – What Goes Around – Windham Hill | Michael Masley – Mystery Repeats Itself – Michael Masley

9 Mar 08
Various – Best of the Bosa Nova – Verve
Liz Story – Escape of the Circus Ponies – Windham Hill
Schmidt – Music of the Baroque – CSS

The date may reflect the date that the recording was put away.

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